View video of EWC President Richard Vuylsteke's keynote talk at the opening of the 2017 International Graduate Student Conference on the topic of "Smart Cities, Smart Students, Tomorrow's Jobs." The Feb. 16 address was Vuylsteke's first public talk since taking office.
The U.S. must make a major investment push if it doesn’t want to cede future industrial robot-building dominance to China, EWC economist Dieter Ernst and other experts tell The New York Times for a tech column on “How to Make America’s Robots Great Again.” ...more...
Speaking to a group of Indian and Pakistani journalists gathered in Colombo recently for an EWC dialogue on cross-border reporting issues between their countries, Sri Lanka’s Minister of Mass Media called upon corporate media owners in South Asia to stop promoting nationalistic reporting to make bigger profits, saying that such news coverage becomes “part of the conflict” that prevents the region from reaching its global potential. ...more...
EWC, in partnership with Yale University and the Pacific Basin Research Center, launched the new book The Evolution of Development Thinking: Governance, Economics, Assistance, and Security at the United Nations in December. Published by Palgrave Macmillan, the book encompasses the evolution of development theories, doctrines and practices.
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